The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Dunstable region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 2.44% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
Job Titles Category
Dunstable
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
37 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 90.24% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 6
Average daily rate £460 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.84% -2.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Software Developer
Bedfordshire

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Developer across the Dunstable region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

Software Developer
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) EFT
1 1 (100.00%) APACS
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (100.00%) Retail

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EFT
1 1 (100.00%) APACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 8583